Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases

BBC Health: Shingles

Presents information including symptoms, risks, treatment and links for advice.

British Polio Fellowship

The largest national charity for people in the UK living with the effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome; includes a library of information and advice resources, with details of their services and support.

Encephalitis Information Resource

Supports adults and children affected by encephalitis and their families/carers, by providing information about the condition, treatment, and prognosis; also supports research, and provides a helpline and other support networks.

The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases

Multidisciplinary partnerships with NTD specialists, development professionals, research scientists, governments, donor and philanthropic organisation and the private sector. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-International-Society-for-Neglected-Tropical-Diseases/517802841569094 ISNTD_Press

Investigating Networks of Zoonosis Innovation

Five-year project to explore how African trypanosomiasis has been researched, controlled and treated from the Second World War to the present day, based at the University of Edinburgh, and funded by the European Research Council. https://www.facebook.com/groups/177865653223/ INZI_Edinburgh

Lancet: Infectious Diseases

The latest edition and back issues from the UK medical journal.

Lyme Disease Action

Formed to raise awareness of and provide information about an infectious disease borne by ticks; includes resources, news, FAQ, and contacts.

NCHI - National Concern for Healthcare Infections

Works to raise awareness of healthcare infections among professionals and the general public. Includes information, a list of helplines, newsletter, FAQ, and contacts.

Post Polio Cafe

A group of Polio Survivors who have met online through different organisations and forums.

UK Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Made up of organisations tackling infections that afflict the world’s poorest people. UK_NTD

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